New appointments at Main Street Hospitality Group


STOCKBRIDGE -- Main Street Hospitality Group, which owns the Red Lion Innand manages two other county lodging establishments, has made several new appointments to its leadership team.

Sarah Eustis was named chief executive officer when the group was formed in January 2014. A part owner of Main Street Hospitality Group, Eustis joined The Red Lion Inn in 2012 to build strategic growth for the company. She is the step-daughter of Main Street owner and chairman Nancy Fitzpatrick, and continues the Fitzpatrick family's ownership. She was also recently named an overseer of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Bruce Finn was named chief operating officer. He has been general manager of The Red Lion Inn, and The Porches Inn at Mass MoCA in North Adams, which Main Street manages, since 2003. Finn is responsible for all property operations and implementation of strategies and services.

Andre Huppe has been named chief financial officer. Huppe joined The Red Lion Inn in 2010 and continues to oversee all accounting and fiscal activity. Brian Alberg has been named vice president of food and beverage operations, and will retain his role as executive chef at The Red Lion. Alberg joined The Red Lion in 2004.

Brian Butterworth has been named vice president of sales. Butterworth joined The Red Lion Inn in 2012, and will continue his leadership role in the tourism industry and the community. Michele Kotek has been named vice president of lodging operations, and will retain her role as innkeeper of The Red Lion Inn. Kotek joined The Red Lion in 1998. She is the current president of the Stockbridge Chamber of Commerce, and sits on the board of the Berkshire Visitors Bureau.

Anne Curtin-Nardi has been named vice president of human resources. She joined the Red Lion in 2006 following 22 years at Country Curtains, where she served in a variety of roles including human resources and training.

Stephanie Gravalese-Wood has been named director of marking and communications. She joined The Red Lion Inn in 2011, and was recently appointed to the city of Pittsfield's Tourism Commission.

Bonita Wilson has taken on the role of training coordinator. In addition to her responsibilities as executive administrator, Wilson is responsible for all aspects of ongoing hospitality training at all of Main Street's properties. Carla Child has been named project manager. Child joined The Red Lion in 1990. She will play a key role in the design development of Main Street's new properties, and will retain her role as philanthropy coordinator.

Main Street has also launched a new website that was designed by Moho Designs of Great Barrington. For more information, visit

In addition to The Red Lion Inn and The Porches Inn, Main Street Hospitality Group also manages The Williams Inn in Williamstown, and is developing a new 45 room property, Hotel on North in Pittsfield, which is scheduled to open in 2015.


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